Apply For Kan Care
- Kansas residents can use the KanCare online Medicaid system to check their eligibility for benefits
- To apply for KanCare benefits, customers will need to create an account, then select the type of benefit they’re applying for
- The KanCare self assessment tool should only take about 15 minutes for Kansas residents to determine what benefits the might be able to receive
When residents log on to apply for their KanCare benefits, they will need to enter personal income and employment information to determine their eligibility, along with their age and the size of their household. Once the initial assessment is complete, residents will be informed what benefits they may be eligible for. A final determination will not be made until the application has been reviewed.
- Several different programs are available, including KanCare for children under age 16, KanCare for families or more than three people, KanCare for women who are pregnant, KanCare specifically for people who are over 65, and Kancare people who are medically disabled. KanCare even offers programs that can help with paying for Medicare premiums
- A KanCare application will take 45 days at the longest to be approved or denied. In the vast majority of cases, Kansas residents will receive a decision much more quickly
- When an application for KanCare benefits has been submitted, residents can log on by signing in to their account and check the status of their application.
If a KanCare application has been rejected, customers can file an appeal if they feel an error has been made. If it is determined that an error was made in the KanCare decision, the application will be reconsidered.
To contact KanCare Medicaid for Kansas
- Curtis State Office Building, 1000 SW Jackson, Topeka, Kansas 66612
Getting married does not affect current KanCare benefits, but it may affect eligibility for benefits the next time the application is reviewed.